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FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 8:00am PST
country is the fiscal cliff. we're minutes away from john boehner and his weekly press conference. the house speaker is expected to address the latest on negotiations in reaching any sort of a dealer who. we're less than three weeks to the january 1st deadline aft great deal of work needs to be done so the legislation can work through all the procedures in congress. mike emanuel is familiar with all that and joins us from capitol hill. any progress today? >> reporter: jenna we'll be waiting to listen to the carefully to the speaker's tone. obviously the key person in terms of negotiations on the republican side. at this point it feels like there is really a lack of trust on both sides. democrats are essentially saying if republicans came forward, gave us more tax revenue, we would have a deal very quickly. republicans act like it's charlie brown and the football essentially saying okay we come forward with the tax revenue and we ask you about spending cuts you are like lucy and you pull the football away and we fall on our backs. bottom line the key member of the house republican leade
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 8:00am PST
fiscal cliff. yesterday the president invited house speaker john boehner to the white house for their first face-to-face meeting in weeks. neither party releasing any details of what transpired in that meeting. reuters is reporting the house republican offer issued last week, quote, remains the republican offer. speaker john boehner is still waiting for a new proposal from president obama, that is all uncording to an unnamed aide to the speaker. meanwhile some republicans are calling on speaker john boehner to give the president what he wants on taxes so the party can focus on cutting entitlement programs. >> a lot of people are putting forth a theory, and i actually think it has merit where you go ahead and give the president the 2% increase that he's talking about, the rate increase on the top 2%, and all of a sudden the shift goes back to entitlements. >> if speaker john boehner ends up with senator corker has just said he is we will get a large agreement. but speaker john boehner hasn't said that, and so we democrats realize that there have to be two sides to this bargain. jon: sp
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
house speaker john boehner is in. he's struggling to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. he's facing growing criticism from members of his own party, the speaker removing four conservative congressman from key committees, the move seen by some as a way to close ranks over a potential fiscal cliff deal with the white house. outside conservative groups are voicing their displeasure saying speaker john boehner could even lose his speakership. carl cameron joins us live in washington. so he has a lot of problems with conservatives right now, car. >> reporter: sure it's not just off the hill. some of the members on the hill. fiscal conservatives are once again whispering, in some cases outwardly and openly explaining about house speaker john boehner and his handling of the negotiations with the white house. john boehner's proposal to increase revenue $800 billion by closing tax loopholes and reforming the code has real problems for some house republicans, most of whom actually campaigned promising to at least hold the line if not cut taxes. this week john boehner tossed four con s*efr teu
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
working either. rick: one more question for you as we watch what is going on with the fiscal cliff negotiations and we heard from john boehner that he wants obamacare on the table. is this an opportunity for the president to acknowledge the fact that this bill is so unpopular, continues to be so unpopular and perhaps sit down and negotiate some positive changes to the health care law that everybody could be on board with? should this president take that opportunity right now? >> right now, no because it is adding too much complexity to a negotiation that is trying to get done between now and christmas. next year i think everything should be on the table, right? i think as we look to fashion the budget. rick: including obamacare? >> i think that if the republicans and president has said this repeatedly, if they can bring ideas to the table that will improve obamacare he will be open to it. so i think you will see everything on the table next year. but i think i want to be clear he is not backing away from the health care reform that he pushed so hard for because the old system wasn't working. we need a better health care syst
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